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United States Census

This research guide highlights the electronic and print resources published by the U.S. Census Bureau and select resources that accompany Census research.

The Decennial Census

Helpful Tip: Glossary

A glossary of terms is included in appendix B of every print volume of Decennial reports (and online via American Fact Finder for the 2000 Census). It includes the definition of terms used by the demographers and how these definitions have changed over time. If you are attempting to analyze data, make sure you check here first!

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